Thousands flock to Stephen Hawking's, a declared atheist, funeral at a church.

The life of renowned physicist and author Stephen Hawking was celebrated Saturday in the English city of Cambridge.

(AP) LONDON — The life of renowned physicist and author Stephen Hawking was celebrated Saturday in the English city of…

There was a spontaneous burst of applause outside St. Mary the Great church when the hearse arrived. The bells of the church tolled 76 times, one for each year of Hawking’s remarkable life.

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